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Hypogean

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Hypogean (Bot) Hypogeous.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • hypogean Same as hypogeal.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adjs Hypogean subterranean
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Pref. hypo-, + Gr. earth
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr. hypo, under, , the ground.

Usage

In poetry:

More wondrous than God's lightning bolts,
The artesian well fills
The sham spays' dry dugs
With love's hypogean milk.
"Artesian Well" by Mikhail Alekseevich Kuzmin